Historical Events In 1609
Friday, 19 July 2019
Jan 21 On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 In the year 1609 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier in the year 1609.
Feb 18 On this day in history edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
Feb 28 Paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony
Mar 16 In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer
Mar 18 On this day in history frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
Mar 21 In the year 1609 jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)
Mar 22 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 25 In the year 1609 henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co
Apr 05 In the year 1609 daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa.
Apr 06 Henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company on this day in history.
Apr 09 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact in the year 1609.
May 16 On this day in history ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands
May 20 Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe on this day in history.
May 23 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place in the year 1609.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried in the year 1609.
Jun 17 In the year 1609 netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
Jun 28 In the year 1609 samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.
Jul 06 Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion in the year 1609.
Jul 09 On this day in history emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 On this day in history catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 On this day in history annibale Carracci, painter, dies
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 on this day in history.
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda in the year 1609.
Jul 28 Judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised in the year 1609.
Aug 07 In the year 1609 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
Aug 08 Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.